How To Get Noticed As A New Blogger

“It’s really difficult to get noticed as a new blogger these days, the blogging world is so over-saturated and I feel like there’s no room for me.” I saw someone say this on Twitter and…

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Six Weeks of Blogging: Everything I’ve Learned

So I’ve officially been blogging now for six weeks, happy six weeks to me! Do I get to think of myself as a blogger now? I feel like I do. I reached 3,500 hits a…

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5 Ways to Beat Writer’s Block

Since I’m still in the early stages of getting my first novel published – first draft done, first draft edited, only a thousand more repetitions of this to go – I’m possibly not the first authority to…

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Blogging: Stock Images and Why I Can’t Do It All

The other day, someone said to me ‘oh, you’re really brave to admit you use stock photos on your blog’ and I just thought huh?? Brave? Really? To me, brave means running into a burning building…

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Answered: Should I Do NaNoWriMo This Year?

My short answer is: yes. But read on and find out why that doesn’t apply to everyone, and what to expect if you’re doing it for the first time. What the heck is NaNoWriMo? The…

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Ramblings of an Unpublished Writer

I remember as teen, when I was at school and university, feeling really embarrassed to tell people I liked to write. Mainly because they would then go on to ask ‘oh cool, can I read…

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Thoughts on Blogging from a Newbie Blogger

Sitting in a sweet little cafe having lunch, and typing out some of my thoughts: not a bad way to spend a Thursday lunchtime! Honestly, I find blogging to be a really, really intimidating thing…

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